Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Charleston SC
924 PM EDT Fri Oct 23 2020

SCZ050-240800-
Charleston-
Including the beaches of Cape Romain, Isle of Palms,
Sullivans Island, Folly Beach, and Kiawah Island
924 PM EDT Fri Oct 23 2020

...MODERATE RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY
EVENING...

.SATURDAY...
Rip Current Risk*...........Moderate.
Surf Height.................2 to 3 feet.
UV Index**..................Moderate.
Water Temperature...........In the mid 70s.
Weather.....................Mostly sunny.
High Temperature............In the upper 70s.
Winds.......................North winds around 5 mph, becoming east
                            in the afternoon.
Tides...
   Isle of Palms............Low at 08:35 AM EDT.
                            High at 03:14 PM EDT.

.SUNDAY...
Rip Current Risk*...........Moderate.
Surf Height.................2 to 3 feet.
Weather.....................Partly sunny until 1 PM, then sunny. A
                            chance of showers.
High Temperature............In the upper 70s.
Winds.......................Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
Tides...
   Isle of Palms............Low at 09:39 AM EDT.
                            High at 04:09 PM EDT.

.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY...Surf height around 3 feet. Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper
70s. Northeast winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Surf height around 2 feet. Mostly sunny. Highs in the
upper 70s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Surf height around 2 feet. Mostly sunny. A slight chance
of showers. Highs in the upper 70s. West winds around 5 mph.

The Surf Zone Forecast will be suspended after October 31 and
resume on March 15 2021.

&&

Rip Current Risk Category
* Low Risk - The risk for rip currents is low, however,
life-threatening rip currents often occur in the vicinity of groins,
jetties, reefs, and piers.
* Moderate Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are possible in the
surf zone.
* High Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are likely in the surf
zone.

** For UV definitions see:
https://www.weather.gov/beach/chs

$$

SCZ048-049-051-240800-
Beaufort-Coastal Colleton-Coastal Jasper-
Including the beaches of Hunting Island, Fripp Island,
Hilton Head Island, Daufuskie Island, and Edisto Beach
924 PM EDT Fri Oct 23 2020

...MODERATE RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY
EVENING...

.SATURDAY...
Rip Current Risk*...........Moderate.
Surf Height.................Around 2 feet.
UV Index**..................Moderate.
Water Temperature...........In the mid 70s.
Weather.....................Mostly sunny.
High Temperature............In the upper 70s.
Winds.......................Northeast winds around 5 mph, becoming
                            east in the afternoon.
Tides...
   Hilton Head Island.......Low at 09:07 AM EDT.
                            High at 03:42 PM EDT.

.SUNDAY...
Rip Current Risk*...........Moderate.
Surf Height.................Around 2 feet.
Weather.....................Mostly sunny. A slight chance of
                            showers.
High Temperature............In the upper 70s.
Winds.......................Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
Tides...
   Hilton Head Island.......Low at 10:12 AM EDT.
                            High at 04:38 PM EDT.

.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY...Surf height around 2 feet. Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper
70s. Northeast winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Surf height around 1 foot. Mostly sunny. Highs in the
upper 70s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Surf height around 1 foot. Mostly sunny. A slight chance
of showers. Highs in the upper 70s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.

The Surf Zone Forecast will be suspended after October 31 and
resume on March 15 2021.

&&

Rip Current Risk Category
* Low Risk - The risk for rip currents is low, however,
life-threatening rip currents often occur in the vicinity of groins,
jetties, reefs, and piers.
* Moderate Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are possible in the
surf zone.
* High Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are likely in the surf
zone.

** For UV definitions see:
https://www.weather.gov/beach/chs

$$

GAZ117-119-139-141-240800-
Coastal Bryan-Coastal Chatham-Coastal Liberty-Coastal McIntosh-
Including the beaches of Tybee Island, Ossabaw Island, Wassaw Island,
St. Catherines Island, and Sapelo Island
924 PM EDT Fri Oct 23 2020

...MODERATE RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY
EVENING...

.SATURDAY...
Rip Current Risk*...........Moderate.
Surf Height.................Around 2 feet.
UV Index**..................High.
Water Temperature...........In the mid 70s.
Weather.....................Mostly sunny. A slight chance of
                            showers.
High Temperature............In the upper 70s.
Winds.......................East winds 5 to 10 mph.
Tides...
   Tybee Island.............Low at 09:23 AM EDT.
                            High at 03:32 PM EDT.

.SUNDAY...
Rip Current Risk*...........Moderate.
Surf Height.................Around 2 feet.
Weather.....................Mostly sunny. A slight chance of
                            showers.
High Temperature............In the upper 70s.
Winds.......................Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
Tides...
   Tybee Island.............Low at 10:28 AM EDT.
                            High at 04:28 PM EDT.

.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY...Surf height around 3 feet. Mostly sunny. A slight chance of
showers. Highs in the upper 70s. Northeast winds around 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Surf height around 2 feet. Mostly sunny. A slight chance
of showers. Highs around 80. Northeast winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Surf height around 2 feet. Mostly sunny. A slight chance
of showers. Highs around 80. Southwest winds around 5 mph.

The Surf Zone Forecast will be suspended after October 31 and
resume on March 15 2021.

&&

Rip Current Risk Category
* Low Risk - The risk for rip currents is low, however,
life-threatening rip currents often occur in the vicinity of groins,
jetties, reefs, and piers.
* Moderate Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are possible in the
surf zone.
* High Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are likely in the surf
zone.

** For UV definitions see:
https://www.weather.gov/beach/chs


$$



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